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Brief History

This place is located at a lone hill in the area, thus, it is named Bugtong. It is 4 kilometers from the national road and 8 from the poblacion passing through Maninila-Caitib road. And because it is located in the Naulid Valley, it was named Bugtong Naulid.

Women weavers of the place are adapted to intricate designs of local blankets, pillow cases and other woven products.

Among its past heads were Juan Nomananap, Faustino Montaņo, Rosendo Nomananap, Casimiro Falalimpa and Santiago Nomananap who headed the place for more than 20 years. He served before and after World war II.

Those who followed him were Esteban Nuevaexcija (1955-1956), Elpidio Muralla (1957), Eugenio Nepucpan (1958-1959), Vicente Montaņo (1960-1961), Anselmo Falalimpa (1962-1963), Albino Frades (1968-1971), Romeo Natinga (1964-1967) and (1972-1989), Ramon Nepucpan (1989-1994(, Gerardo Falalimpa (1994-1997), Reyno Crespo (1997-2002) and the incumbent Punong Barangay Ramon Nepucpan.

Reverend Father Salvador Falalimpa, parish priest of Lapuz, Lapaz, Iloilo City came from this place.


Drug-free barangay; Cleanliness; Cooperation


  1. Improvement of agricultural products.
  2. Improvement of health services in the barangay.
  3. To increase IRA fund of the barangay for the improvement of barangay projects
  4. Construction of permanent streetlights.

Barangay Profile

General Profile

Barangay Officials

Ramon Nepucpan Punong Barangay
Jaime Falalimpa Kagawad
Reynaldo Nievares Kagawad
Ramon Montaņo Kagawad
Ceferino Nuevaexcija Kagawad
Teresit Muralla Kagawad
Leonor Nievares Kagawad
Vicente Gelladula Kagawad
Rachel Batan SK Chairman
Ma. Eva Nomananap Barangay Secretary
Ma. Theresa Nievares Barangay Treasurer

Economic Profile

Number of transportation available in the barangay Jeepney 1, tricycle 3, private car 1, motorcycle 2, bicycle 5

Social Profile

Total population 187
Number of male 88
Number of female 99
Number of youths 23
Number of households 35
Number of houses 36
List of sports facilities Basketball court
List of school present in the barangay none
Number of college students 7
Number of high school students 9
Number of elementary pupils 20
Number of pre-schoolers 5
Prevailing religion Roman Catholic

Infrastructure Profile

Number of Houses with Electricity 35
Number of Houses without Electricity 2
Presence of road and estimated length National road
Number of Communication Facilities cellphones 10
Number of Water Supply System Jetmatic 20, Motor pump 5

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